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USA wins Ryder Cup in dominant fashion

USA wins Ryder Cup in dominant fashion

Nick Hayman, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

Over the weekend, the U.S. won the 2021 edition of the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in what is now being called the “Slaughter by the Water”. Of the 28 points up for grabs, the American team finished...

Cantlay  takes home  FedEx Cup amidst new rules

Cantlay takes home FedEx Cup amidst new rules

Justin Defina, Contributing Writer September 9, 2021

This week, the 2021 PGA Tour season reached its zenith with Patrick Cantlay winning his first FedEx Cup title and bringing home the whopping $15 million prize. Cantlay, who was widely regarded as a household...

Long Beach, Ca. native Patrick Cantlay played his fourth PGA Tour event at Caves Valley Golf Club, this time lands on top with a score of 27-under.

Cantlay takes home trophy at BMW Open

Connor McNeely, Opinion Editor September 2, 2021

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Patrick Cantlay was the last man standing after an intense, sudden-death duel with rival Bryson Dechambeau. As the last day of the competition approached, Cantlay and DeChambeau...

Jon Rahm embraces Finau after his win in the playoff against Cameron Smith. With the third place finish, Rahm moves to second in the rankings.

Tony Finau wins in first event of FedEx Cup Playoffs

Nick Hayman, Staff Writer August 26, 2021

On Monday, Tony Finau did something in Jersey City, NY that he had not done in 1,975 days — he won a golf tournament. Since turning pro in 2007, Tony Finau has become popular for his powerful swing and...

Zalatoris, a former Demon Deacon, walks off the 4th tee during The third round of the Masters in Augusta, Georgia on April 10.

Will Zalatoris: A story of true grit

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 15, 2021

In this year's Masters Tournament, Hideki Matsuyama pulled out the win and pulled on the green jacket. Still, many eyes at Wake Forest and beyond were trained on a wiry, blonde-haired golfer likened to...

Woods watches his shot at the PGA Championship at TPC Harding in 2020. He will likely be unable to compete in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

Tiger Woods injured in car accident

Nick Hayman, Contributing Writer March 8, 2021

On Tuesday, Feb 23, Tiger Woods was involved in a one-car accident in Los Angeles while on his way to a video shoot with Golf Digest at Rolling Hills Country Club. At 7:12 a.m. PST, Woods’ 2021 Genesis...

The Wake Forest Women’s Golf Team, headlined by Rachel Kuehn, takes home the Palmetto Intercollegiate team title on Feb. 22 by a margin of 28 strokes.

Women’s golf wins first tournament of the year

Bry Richards, Contributing Writer March 4, 2021

Due to COVID-19 and ACC regulations, the discontinued fall 2020 season proved to be no problem for the Wake Forest women’s golf team, who was on fire during the Palmetto Intercollegiate. Despite playing...

Luciano Tacchi looking off to his teammates’ courts during his singles match against the Davidson Wildcats on Feb. 28 at the Wake Forest Tennis Center.

Deacon Spotlight: Luciano Tacchi

Christina Denovio, Assistant Sports Editor March 4, 2021

Joining the Wake Forest men’s tennis team all the way from Bella Vista, Argentina, Luciano Tacchi is a freshman new to campus this semester. Born in Córdoba before moving to Bella Vista, Tacchi attended...

Brooks Koepka emerges to win the Waste Management Open

Brooks Koepka emerges to win the Waste Management Open

Connor McNeely, Opinion Editor February 12, 2021

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was an all-out battle to the very end, full of chances for comeback stories and drought-ending victories. Yet it was Brooks Koepka who came out on top, completing a masterful...

After his breathtaking performance at Augusta National last weekend, Dustin Johnson is presented with the iconic green jacket by last years victor, Tiger Woods (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Recapping a historic Masters Tournament

Cate Pitterle, Assistant News Editor November 19, 2020

After sweeping away competitors with a third round 65, and finishing with a final round 68 for a historic weekly total of 20 strokes under par, Dustin Johnson secured his first ever Masters Tournament...

Golf fans may not be accustomed to golf at Augsuta National in November, but strange sights seem to be common-place in 2020 (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Gearing up for a one-of-a-kind Masters

Connor McNeely, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

After a long delay, the 2020 Masters are set for a Nov. 12 start date. This will be the first Masters in the fall, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking forward, the Masters will be put right back...

Demon Deacons look to tear up the links this fall

Demon Deacons look to tear up the links this fall

Samantha Wexler September 3, 2020

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: the Wake Forest golf teams will be a force to be reckoned with this year. And, with last year’s spring season cancelled due to COVID-madness, the Demon Deacons...

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